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WETA
Nov 24, 2009 10:00pm EST
. many americans were demandin change. >> the obama ainistration had done itswn polling and seen that tre was deep anger and hostily out in the country towards credit cards and e administration knew at this would be an easy political target. >> bergm: people are angry out there, right? >> yeah, jtifiably angry. i mean, e system failed them. >> bergman: timothy ithner ishe secretary of the treasury. >> you kno we can't tell the american people that we'reoing to fort the damage caused by thiand leave this system basically as it was we're t going to do that. >> bergman: but even with th new political realities, it wod still be a big battle to get the lislation passed. i didn't even know whether it was going to get ouof committee. industry people were coming , "oh,arolyn," you know, "we'll work with you on other this." ey were basically saying, "we know we've won, you've lost." everybody was smil. >> bergman: in the e, the law made it through congress it makes it more diffilt for crit card companies to suddenly change interest rat, something that might have sad don bollinger and untless other
PBS
Nov 25, 2009 2:00am EST
: times were different now. many americans were demanding change. >> the obama administration had done its own polling and seen that there was deep anger and hostility out in the country towards credit cards. and the administration knew that this would be an easy political target. >> bergman: people are angry out there, right? >> yeah, justifiably angry. i mean, the system failed them. >> bergman: timothy geithner is the secretary of the treasury. >> you know, we can't tell the american people that we're going to forget the damage caused by this and leave this system basically as it was. we're not going to do that. >> bergman: but even with the new political realities, it would still be a big battle to get the legislation passed. >> i didn't even know whether it was going to get out of committee. industry people were coming up, "oh, carolyn," you know, "we'll work with you on other things." they were basically saying, "we know we've won, you've lost." everybody was smiles. >> bergman: in the end, the law made it through congress. it makes it more difficult for credit card companie
PBS
Nov 17, 2009 10:00pm EST
sympathy for neda and the protestors. >> ( translated ) about this woman who was killed, and obama, who sheds crocodile tears for her and the west makes a star out of her, any wise person who sees this film would understand this was done by rioters and protestors. >> narrator: fars news blamed a bbc correspondent, saying he'd staged the death for a documentary. then, they said neda was still alive and living in greece. >> ( translated ) in this report, we are trying to study neda agha soltan's death from a different angle. >> narrator: in this state television documentary, witnesses were identified and marched back to the scene of the murder. here, neda's music teacher was made to conform his story to the official version. >> narrator: it was now up to the other key witness who had seen the basiji at the scene to speak. >> every life, a moment comes that the integrity of some person would be tested, and i realized on that day this was the moment in my life that i had to choose whether to keep myself safe or prove my integrity. >> pictures of the death of neda soltan have appalled people
WETA
Nov 25, 2009 4:00pm EST
americans were demaing change. >> the obama admistration had done its o polling and seen that the was deep anger and hostilitout in the country towards credit cards. and thadministration knew th this would be an easy litical target. >> bgman: people are angry out there, right >> yea justifiably angry. i me, the system failed them. >> bergman: timoy geithner is the secretary of the treasury. >> younow, we can't tell the american people that wre going toorget the damage caused byhis and leave this system basically as itas. we're nogoing to do that. bergman: but even with the w political realities, it woulstill be a big battle to get the leglation passed. >> i didn't even know whetr it was going to geout of committee. dustry people were coming up "oh, colyn," you know, "we'll work with you on other thing" th were basically saying, "we know we've won, you've lost." everybody was smiles >> bergman: in the endthe w made it through congress. it makes it more difficu for cred card companies to ddenly change interest rates mething that might have save don bollinger and cotless hers like him from ba
Search Results 0 to 8 of about 9 (some duplicates have been removed)